Albert Victor YOUNG

Regimental number276
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolGravel Hill State School, Bendigo, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address36 Deakin Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 7"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Young, 36 Deakin Street, East Brunswick, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Place of enlistmentCarlton, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll4316
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row M, Grave No. 152), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Emma Jane YOUNG
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 5 April 1915.

Promoted Corporal, 30 April 1915.

Wounded in action, 8 May 1915 (gun shot wound, right leg; compound fracture); transferred to 17th General Hospital, Victoria College, Alexandria, 16 May 1915.

Died of wounds, 6.30 am, 22 May 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, YOUNG Albert Victor